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Geranium cardigan
Cardigan #051-T10-507 by Phildar Design Team
Knitting
My daughter
8/10
Needle and yarn
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino
5 skeins = 685.0 yards (626.4 meters), 250 grams
Orange
Morris & Sons in Melbourne, Victoria
November 2011
Notes

I quite enjoyed knitting this, but alas! It has turned out a bit bigger than I was hoping it would. This is partly because I made the size 8/10, as I thought the 6 would be tiny and the Tyger would get no wear out of it, but also because my yarn substitution wasn’t quite spot on. The yarn called for in the pattern was Phil Coton 3, but I don’t like working with cotton - it makes my wrists ache something shocking, and I hate how much a finished garment can stretch out afterwards. I didn’t find another 3ply yarn that floated my boat, so I went with the Baby Cashmerino knowing full well that it wasn’t an exact match. Oh well, lesson learnt.

You can check it out some more on my blog, Jorth!

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Finished
November 2011
February 16 2012
 
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Baby Cashmerino
by Debbie Bliss
Sport / 5 ply
55% Wool, 33% Microfiber, 12% Cashmere
137 yards / 50 grams
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  • Project created: February 16, 2012
  • Updated: February 16, 2012